Citrus Heights Sentinel Logo

Citrus Heights Police Logs: homeless camps, online dating fraud, stolen stapler

Updated May 7, 2:14 p.m.–
Latest police logs include reports of a transient setting up camp inside the post office on Fountain Square Drive, a stolen stapler, and an online dating fraud incident involving over $20,000.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for April 24-30, 2018.

Monday, April 30, 2018: Total of 72 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 24 disturbance-related, 22 suspicious activity calls, 4 homeless-related, 5 burglary, 4 assaults, 1 robbery, 1 petty theft, no grand thefts, no domestic violence reports.

8:08 a.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Pacific Coast Foods, Greenback/San Juan. A grocery store owner advised police that a general manager who had been fired the previous day for stealing had returned to the store, despite being told she was not allowed inside. The owner requested that the ex-manager be removed by police and served a trespassing notice. Disposition listed: advised.

10:16 a.m., Petty Theft, Longford/Greenback. A man reported that someone who was staying with him had been allegedly been stealing his clothes, along with a stapler and various other items. No further description of the suspect was provided. Disposition listed: advised.

11:46 a.m., Assault, Weideman Professional Dental, Pebble Beach/Sunrise. A woman filed a report in-person at the police station, alleging that while she was accompanying her daughter to the dentist on April 24, someone “grabbed her by her arm to get her away from her daughter” and caused a bruise. The woman stated she “believes it was her other daughter,” but was unsure. She also said she “knew there would be a problem there, so she wore her spy camera glasses to video the incident.” Disposition listed: advised.

12:40 p.m. Fraud/Forgery, Sunrise Vista Drive. A victim was allegedly defrauded of over $20,000 after opening a bank account with a woman who had been contacted via an online dating service. The woman reportedly deposited money from fraudulent accounts into the victim’s account and was withdrawing funds, leaving the victim liable for missing funds. Disposition listed: advised.

3:59 p.m., Hit-and-run, Sunrise Blvd. A witness reported seeing a hit-and-run accident involving a vehicle hitting a pole on Sunrise Boulevard. Before police could arrive, the vehicle had left the scene, leaving behind a bumper. No injuries were reported. Disposition listed: Gone on arrival.

Sunday, April 29th, 2018: Total of 68 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 20 suspicious activity calls, 20 disturbance-related, 4 assault reports, 3 collisions, 1 grand theft, 3 petty thefts, 2 reports of homeless camps, no domestic violence reports.

11:55 a.m., Homeless Camp, post office on Fountain Square Drive. A transient individual reportedly decided to pitch camp inside the post office. No further details were listed in the log. Disposition listed: checks ok.

12:17 p.m., Fraud/Forgery, Costco on Auburn Blvd. A Citrus Heights Police Department volunteer reported observing several suspects in line at Costco who had allegedly been writing bad checks at various locations. The suspects were described as a Hispanic adult male with glasses and a grey hat, who was accompanied by a white adult female wearing jeans with holes, and tattoos on her neck and arms. The volunteer advised that they would attempt to detain the suspects if a bad check was written. Disposition listed: assisted.

1:06 p.m., Assault, Sunrise Commons Apartment on Sunrise Blvd. Police were advised by a caller who said his father had allegedly assaulted him, leaving him with an injured knee and a cut on his hand. Medical attention was declined. Disposition listed: advised.

4:07 p.m., Brandishing weapon, Auburn/Manzanita. A man was reportedly seen “armed with a rifle” in the Garden Park Court Apartments, located just outside Citrus Heights in Carmichael. He was described as having brown hair and wearing a blue shirt and blue shorts. No further details were listed. Disposition listed: assisted.

Full logs: April 24 | April 25 | April 26 | April 27 | April 28 | April 29 | April 30

Looking for local arrest logs? click here

Note: The Sentinel compiles summaries of select local police incident bulletins each week as a service to the public, based on data available from CHPD. Police advise that the information included in daily bulletins are summaries of calls for service for each day, with information “deemed confidential” not included in the record. CHPD states that the information noted on its daily bulletins is what was reported to police by callers, or in person, and therefore “may or may not actually reflect the true content of an incident.”

Like local news? Sign up for The Sentinel’s free email edition and get two emails a week with all local news and no spam, ever. (Click here)